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The sirolimus-eluting coronary stent in clinical practice: impact of direct stenting versus stenting with balloon pre-dilatation

EuroIntervention 2007;2:459-466 - DOI10.4244/EIJV2I4A82.

1. Klinikum Süd, Kardiologie, Nürnberg, Germany; 2. Universitätsklinikum, Kardiologie, Rostock, Germany; 3. Kerckhoff Klinik, Kardiologie, Bad Nauheim, Germany; 4. Herzzentrum, Kardiologie, Ludwigshafen, Germany; 5. Universitätsklinikum, Kardiologie, Aach

Aims: When using bare metal stents (BMS), direct stenting (DS) has become an established method for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). If drug-eluting stents are used, DS is current

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